Headlines Tagged with Africa — 1,812 headlines found
Despite the anti-tobacco lobby being championed by the World Health Organization, Malawi government says tobacco will remain the country’s key and strategic crop for years to come.
Jun 29, 2013 MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Jun 29, 2013 14:50
Zimbabwe has surpassed the 120 million kilogramme mark for flue-cured tobacco sales despite poor rains that affected production. Late rains, dry spells and floods affected production this season. This is the sixth time that the country has scored such
May 25, 2015 All-Africa.com
added May 26, 2015 08:30
Key Findings - BAT Zambia controls most of the market with 89.6% share as of 2015. - Of the Zambian population, 12.2% smoke, as of 2014, which is relatIvely high for an African nation. - Cigarette production ceased in 2007 and the market is served who
Nov 24, 2016 PR Newswire
added Nov 26, 2016 01:28
TANZANIA is contemplating selling its Tobacco produce to China but cautioned producers over a likely price drop of the traditional crop which constitutes 40 percent of the total export earnings.
Sep 7, 2016 TSN Daily News (tz)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:53
TENSION was high at various tobacco auction floors in Harare last week where angry growers said they were being cheated by unscrupulous buyers.
Mar 17, 2014 Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:12
THE 2014 tobacco marketing season opened on Wednesday with the with the first bale selling at US$4,85 dollars per kilogramme, 35 cents more than the US$4,50 dollars offered last year. The price had started at $6,75 before going down to $4,85 dollars afte
Feb 19, 2014 NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:29
announced today that the Company has approved several new capital projects in Africa which will increase and enhance the Company's infrastructure in that region. Universal currently operates in six African nations. The largest of the new projects is in Mo
Oct 31, 2013 PR Newswire
added Nov 5, 2013 06:28
A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Jul 5, 2013 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:33
[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage
Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Jul 7, 2012 Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05
if the concern of ITGA and tobacco farmers is that the FCTC will take away farmers' livelihood . . . If the concern of WHO FCTC is to reduce the burden of tobacco use, and prevent the death of millions of users and make plans for better alternative to t
Jul 10, 2012 Africa News (nl)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:51